|Pelee Passage, ON|
Description: A sign on the Pelee Passage Lighthouse gives the following brief history of the tower's service:
Served as the main navigational aid for the Great Lakes Mariners using the Lake Erie Pelee Passage from 1902 to 1975. The lighthouse was re-erected by Dean Construction Co., Ltd. on the present site as a gift to the City of Windsor in honour of its founder Americo Dean in the year 1980.
The Pelee Passage Lighthouse, which stood offshore to mark the passage between Point Pelee, the southernmost point in mainland Canada, and Lake Erie's Pelee Island, was replaced in 1975 with a modern tower.
Located on the grounds of Lakeview Park Marina in Windsor. The lighthouse is owned by the City of Windsor. Grounds open, tower closed.
The lighthouse is owned by the City of Windsor. Grounds open, tower closed.
Pictures on this page copyright Kraig Anderson, used by permission.